In searching patients for the source of their pain, Doctor of Chiropractic Ty Dworak relies not only on hands but also on readings from digital scans and x-rays. These tools allow him to pinpoint the location of pinched nerves, slipped discs, or ingrown tails by producing a full visual re-creation of the spine. Once he’s located the issue, he administers noninvasive, drug-free treatments designed to stimulate the body’s ability to self-heal without the use of medications or surgery. Apart from his signature spinal adjustments, Dr. Dworak also directs the healing process with therapeutic exercises and by helping patients obtain proper nutrition.
Unlike conventional medicine, which focuses on attempting to treat disease once it occurs, Prairielands Chiropractic Clinic emphasizes improving your health in an effort to reduce the risk of pain and illness in the first place. Most people would rather be healthy and avoid illness, if they could. This is one of the main re
Dr. Korth sleuths out spots of muscular and soft tissue rebellion with Selective Functional Movement Assessments, uncovering dysfunctional motions and finding where in the body they originate. Muscle strains, nerve tinglings, joint pain, and other ailments are rousted from their bodily hiding places, and are then able to be treated to avoid future injury. Active Release Treatment therapy treats hard-to-target soft tissue injuries and problems, often mislabeled as joint problems or hastily blamed on rambunctious nerves. Chronic pains evaporate as Dr. Korth uses chiropractic Active Release Treatment to oust ouch-inducing problems. The assessment and treatment can help relieve everyday pains from sitting at office chairs, doing repetitive motions, and Friday night games of human Jenga; for athletes, the treatments can help free potential tied down by misbehaving joints or other problem spots.
Inspired by the tenets of traditional Chinese medicine, Acupuncture Center’s David and Kim Yoo strive to create balance and harmony in the body through non-Western medical techniques. Their hair-thin acupuncture needles unblock energy flow along the body's 71 meridians, and cupping sessions draw stagnant qi out from its nap on the soul’s couch. The doctors Yoo also employ moxibustion, a 3,000-year old practice of applying a stick of burning mugwort over an acupuncture point to stimulate and strengthen the blood and life energy. Acupuncture Center works in conjunction with primary-care physicians, often receiving referrals from MDs and augmenting traditional treatments of maladies such as lower back pain, arthritis, migraines, and sleep disorders.
Doctor of Chiropractic Lance Hauser opened Hauser Chiropractic & Acupuncture in 2009. Four years later, it was was co-voted Best Chiropractic Practice by fans of The Reader. The key to Dr. Hauser's success has been traditional chiropractic services such as spinal adjustments and massage therapy, which combat stress and chronic pain. Dr. Hauser, who received specialized acupuncture training at Northwestern College of Chiropractic, can also alleviate pain by inserting small acupuncture needles into areas throughout the body, mostly focusing on the root of all pain: the funny bone.
The Health Practice's Dr. Andrea Burke was introduced to chiropractic care before she could speak. As a newborn, she was taken by her mother to a chiropractor to resolve persistent reflux problems and ear-infection issues. The treatment worked, instilling in her a lifelong dedication to promoting chiropractic care as an integral facet of overall health and wellness. Today, she specializes in pediatrics and prenatal chiropractic care, doing for others what her own chiropractor did for her all those years ago.